Research Interests

  • Micrometeorology
  • Surface exchange processes in Alpine and Arctic terrain
  • Snow / ice energy and mass balance

Projects

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Books

Monograph, Scientific
  • Heimann, D.; Clemente, M.; Elampe, E.; Olny, X.; Miège, B.; Defrance, J.; Baulac, M.; Suppan, P.; Schäfer, K.; Emeis, S.; Forkel, R.; Trini Castelli, S.; Anfossi, D.; Belfiore, G.; Lercher, P.; Rüdisser, J.; Uhrner, U.; de Franceschi, M.; Zardi, D.; Cocarta, D.; Ragazzi, M.; Antonacci, G.; Cemin, A.; Seibert, P.; Schicker, I.; Krüger, B.; Obleitner, F.; Vergeiner, J.; Grießer, E.; Botteldooren, D.; Van Renterghem, T. (2007): Air Pollution, Traffic Noise and Related Health Effects in the Alpine Space. A Guide for Authorities and Consulters, ALPNAP comprehensive report. Trento: Editrice Università degli Studi di Trento. ISBN 978-88-8443-208-7.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Jacobi, H. W.; Obleitner, Friedrich; Da Costa, Sophie; Ginot, Patrick; Eleftheriadis, Konstantinos; Aas, Wenche; Zanatta, Marco (2019): Deposition of ionic species and black carbon to the Arctic snowpack: combining snow pit observations with modeling.
    In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19/15, pp. 10361 - 10377. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Lehner, Manuela; Rotach, Mathias W.; Obleitner, Friedrich (2019): A method to identify synoptically undisturbed, clear-sky conditions for valley-wind analysis.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 173/3, pp. 435 - 450. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Sfyri, Eleni; Rotach, Mathias; Stiperski, Ivana; Bosveld, Fred; Lehner, Manuela; Obleitner, Friedrich (2018): Scalar-Flux Similarity in the Layer Near the Surface Over Mountainous Terrain.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 169/1, pp. 11 - 46. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Rotach, M. W.; Stiperski, I.; Fuhrer, O.; Goger, B.; Gohm, A.; Obleitner, F.; Rau, G.; Sfyri, E.; Vergeiner, J. (2017): Investigating Exchange Processes over Complex Topography: the Innsbruck-Box (i-Box).
    In: Bulletin Of The American Meteorological Society 98/4, pp. 787 - 805. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Spolaor, A.; Barbaro, E.; Mazzola, M.; Viola, A.P.; Lisok, J.; Obleitner, F.; Markowicz, K.M.; Cappelletti, D. (2017): Determination of black carbon and nanoparticles along glaciers in the Spitsbergen (Svalbard) region exploiting a mobile platform.
    In: Atmospheric Environment 170, pp. 184 - 196. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Möller, M.; Obleitner, F.; Reijmer, C. H.; Pohjola, V. A.; Glowacki, P.; Koler, J. (2016): Adjustment of regional climate model output for modeling the climatic mass balance of all glaciers on Svalbard.
    In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121/10, pp. 5411 - 5429. (DOI)

  • Olefs, M.; Baumgartner, D. J.; Obleitner, F.; Bichler, C.; Foelsche, U.; Pietsch, H.; Rieder, H. E.; Weihs, P.; Geyer, F.; Haiden, T.; Schöner, W. (2016): The Austrian radiation monitoring network ARAD – best practice and added value.
    In: Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 9/4, pp. 1513 - 1531. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Sauter, T.; Obleitner, F. (2015): Assessing the uncertainty of glacier mass-balance simulations in the European Arctic based on variance decomposition.
    In: Geoscientific Model Development 8/12, pp. 3911 - 3928. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zhao, Meng; Ramage, Joan; Semmens, Kathryn; Obleitner, Friedrich (2014): Recent ice cap snowmelt in Russian High Arctic and anti-correlation with late summer sea ice extent.
    In: Environmental Research Letters 9/4, No. 045009. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Karner, F.; Obleitner, F.; Krismer, T.; Kohler, J.; Greuell, W. (2013): A decade of energy and mass balance investigations on the glacier Kongsvegen, Svalbard.
    In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 118/10, pp. 3986 - 4000. (DOI)

  • Claremar, Björn; Obleitner, Friedrich; Reijmer, Carleen; Pohjola, Veljo; Waxegard, Anna; Karner, Florian; Rutgersson, Anna (2012): Applying a Mesoscale Atmospheric Model to Svalbard Glaciers.
    In: Advances in Meteorology 2012, ID 321649. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Jocher, Georg; Karner, Florian; Ritter, Christoph; Neuber, Roland; Dethloff, Klaus; Obleitner, Friedrich; Reuder, Joachim; Foken, Thomas (2012): The Near-Surface Small-Scale Spatial and Termporal Variability of Sensible and Latent Heat Exchange in the Svalbard Region: A Case Study.
    In: ISRN Meteorology 2012, ID 357925. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Emeis, S.; Forkel, R.; Junkermann, W.; Schäfer, K.; Flentje, H.; Gilge, S.; Fricke, W.; Wiegner, M; Freudenthaler, V.; Groβ, S.; Ries, L.; Meinhardt, F.; Birmili, W.; Münkel, C.; Obleitner, F.; Suppan, P. (2011): Measurement and simulation of the 16/17 April 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcanic ash layer dispersion in the northern Alpine region.
    In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 11/6, pp. 2689 - 2701. (DOI)

  • Obleitner, F.; Spötl, C. (2011): The mass and energy balance of ice within the Eisriesenwelt cave, Austria.
    In: The Cryosphere 5/1, pp. 245 - 257. (DOI)

  • Schäfer, K.; Thomas, W.; Peters, A.; Ries, L.; Obleitner, F.; Schnelle-Kreis, J.; Birmili, W.; Diemer, J.; Fricke, W.; Junkermann, W.; Pitz, M.; Emeis, S.; Forkel, R.; Suppan, P.; Flentje, H.; Wichmann, H.E.; Gilge, S.; Meinhardt, F.; Zimmermann, R.; Weinhold, K.; Soentgen, J.; Münkel, C.; Freuer, C.; Cyrys, J. (2011): Influences of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcanic plume on air quality in the northern Alpine region.
    In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 11/3, pp. 9083 - 9132. (DOI)

  • Heimann, D.; Schäfer, K.; Emeis, S.; Suppan, P.; Obleitner, F.; Uhrner, U. (2010): Combined evaluations of meteorological parameters, traffic noise and air pollution in an Alpine valley.
    In: Meteorologische Zeitschrift 19/1, pp. 47 - 61. (DOI)

  • Gohm, A.; Harnisch, F.; Obleitner, F.; Vergeiner, J.; Schnitzhofer, R.; Hansel, A.; Fix, A.; Neininger, B.; Emeis, S.; Schäfer, K (2009): Air pollution transport in an Alpine valley: Results from airborne and ground-based observations.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 131/3, pp. 441 - 463. (Web link)

  • Rontu, Laura; Obleitner, Friedrich; Gollvik, Stefan; Zingerle, Christoph; Tijm, Sander (2009): HIRLAM experiments on surface energy balance across Vatnajokull, Iceland.
    In: Meteorology And Atmospheric Physics 103, pp. 67 - 77. (Web link)

  • Schnitzhofer, R.; Norman, M.; Wisthaler, A.; Vergeiner, J.; Harnisch, F.; Gohm, A.; Obleitner, F.; Fix, A.; Neininger, B.; Hansel, A. (2009): A multimethodological approach to study the spatial distribution of air pollution in an Alpine valley during wintertime.
    In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 9, pp. 3385 - 3396. (Web link)

  • Schäfer, K.; Vergeiner, J.; Emeis, S.; Wittig, J.; Hoffmann, M.; Obleitner, F.; Suppan, P. (2008): Atmospheric influences and local variability of air pollution close to a motorway in an Alpine valley during winter.
    In: Meteorologische Zeitschrift 17/3, pp. 297 - 309.

  • Greuell, W.; Kohler, J.; Obleitner, F.; Glowacki, P.; Melvold, K.; Bernsen, E.; Oerlemans, J. (2007): Assessment of interannual variations in the surface mass balance of 18 Svalbard glaciers from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer/Terra albedo product.
    In: Journal of Geophysical Research 112, p. D07105. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Olefs, M.; Obleitner, F. (2007): Numerical simulations on artificial reduction of snow and ice ablation.
    In: Water Resources Research 43, p. W06405. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Zängl, G.; Gohm, A.; Obleitner, F. (2007): The impact of the PBL scheme and the vertical distribution of model layers on simulations of Alpine foehn.
    In: Meteorology And Atmospheric Physics 99/1-2, pp. 105 - 128. (DOI)

  • Obleitner, F.; Lehning, M. (2004): Measurements and simulation of snow and superimposed ice at the Kongsvegen glacier, Svalbard (Spitzbergen).
    In: Journal of Geophysical Research 109/D04106, doi:10.1029/2003JD003945. (Web link)

  • OBLEITNER, F. (2000): The Energy Budget Of Snow And Ice At Breidamerkurjokull, Vatnajokull, Iceland.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 97, p. 385.

  • KALTENBOCK, R.; OBLEITNER, F. (1999): On A Low Cloud Phenomenon At The Breidamerkurjokull Glacier, Iceland.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 92, p. 145.

  • OBLEITNER, F.; DEWOLDE, J. (1999): On Intercomparison Of Instruments Used Within The Vatnajokull Glacio-Meteorological Experiment.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 92, p. 27.

  • OERLEMANS, J.; BJORNSSON, H.; KUHN, M.; OBLEITNER, F.; PALSSON, F.; SMEETS, CJPP.; VUGTS, HF.; DEWOLDE, J. (1999): Glacio-Meteorological Investigations On Vatnajokull, Iceland, Summer 1996 - An Overview.
    In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology 92, p. 3.

Journal Article (Proceedings Paper)
  • Erath, S.; Obleitner, F.; Greuell, W.; Melvold, K. (2005): Comparative simulations of snow and superimposed ice at the Kongsvegen glacier, Svalbard.
    In: Geophysical Research Abstracts 7. (Web link)

Journal Article (Meeting-Abstract)
  • Fromm, R.; Obleitner, F. (2007): The mechanical stability of the snow pack in an avalanche slope by calculating the distributed snow cover energy balance.
    In: Geophysical Research Abstracts 9, p. 06381. (Web link)

  • Schnitzhofer, R.; Norman, M.; Dunkl, J.; Wisthaler, A.; Gohm, A.; Obleitner, F.; Neininger, B.; Hansel, A. (2007): Vertical Distribution of Air Pollutants in the Inn Valley Atmosphere in Winter 2006.
    In: Geophysical Research Abstracts 9, p. 06641. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Steinkogler, Walter; Fierz, Charles; Lehning, Michael; Obleitner, Friedrich (2009): A systematic approach to quantify the performance of SNOWPACK.
    In: Schweizer, J.; van Herwijnen, A. (eds.): International Snow Science Workshop. 27. September to 2 October 2009, Davos, Switzerland. Proceedings. Birmensdorf: Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL.

  • Steinkogler, Walter; Fierz, Charles; Lehnung, Michael; Obleitner, Friedrich (2009): Systematic Assessment of New Snow Settlement.
    In: Schweizer, J.; van Herwijnen, A. (eds.): International Snow Science Workshop. 27. September to 2 October 2009, Davos, Switzerland. Proceedings. Birmensdorf: Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL. (Web link)

  • Kuhn, M.; Spötl, C.; Kaser, G.; Krainer, K.; Obleitner, F. (2008): Klima und Kryosphäre. Aktivitäten des Forschungsschwerpunkts Klima und Kryospäre im Jahr 2007.
    In: Grumiller, M.; Märk, T.D. (Series Editors): Zukunftsplattform Obergurgl 2008. Forschungskooperationen innerhalb der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP)., ISBN 978-3-902571-79-3, pp. 175 - 180.

  • Aschauer, H.; Obleitner, F.; Vergeiner, J.; Emeis, S. (2007): Measurement and simulation of the energy and mass balance of snow at an Alpine valley site.
    In: 29th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology. Book of Abstracts. Hannover: International Council for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM). (Web link)

  • Obleitner, F.; Cullen, N.; Steffen, K. (2007): Simulation of the turbulent fluxes at Summit, Greenland.
    In: Oerlemans, J.; Tijm-Reijmer, C.H. (Eds.): The Dynamics and Mass Budget of Arctic Glaciers. Workshop and GLACIODYN (IPY) meeting, 15 - 18 January 2007, Pontresina (Switzerland). IASC Working group on Arctic Glaciology. Eigenverlag., pp. 76 - 79. (Web link)

  • Rontu, L.; Obleitner, F.; Rejmer, C.; Zingerle, Ch.; Gollvik, S.; Samuelson, I. (2007): High resolution NWP modelling of the atmospheric conditions across Vatnajökull (Iceland).
    In: 29th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology. Book of Abstracts. Hannover: International Council for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM). (Web link)

  • Schnitzhofer, R; Norman, M.; Dunkl, J; Wisthaler, A.; Gohm, A.; Obleitner, F.; Hansel, A. (2007): Vertical Distribution of Air Pollutants in the Inn Valley Atmosphere in Winter 2006.
    In: Hansel, A.; Märk, T.D. (eds.): 3rd International Conference on Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry and Its Applications. Contributions. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP) (= Conference Series)., ISBN 978-3-902571-03-8, pp. 227 - 231.

  • Erath, Stefan; Obleitner, Friedrich; Kohler, Jack; Greuell, Wouter; Melvold, Kjetil (2005): Comparative simulations of snow and superimposed ice at the Kongsvegen glacier, Svalbard.
    In: The mass budget of Arctic Glaciers. Extended abstracts of the Workshop, 13-15 January 2005, Pontresina (CH). Eigenverlag., pp. 50 - 60.

  • Obleitner, Friedrich; Kohler, Jack (2002): Regional patterns of meteorological variables in the Kongsfjorden area, Svalbard.
    In: Orbaek, Jon Borre; Holmen, Kim; Neuber, Roland; Plag, Hans Petter (eds.): The Changing Physical Environment. Proceedings from the Sixth NY-Alesund International Scientific Seminar. Tromso: Internrapport Norsk Polarinstitutt., ISBN 8276661920, pp. 145 - 148.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Schnitzhofer, Ralf; Norman, Michael; Wisthaler, Armin; Vergeiner, Johannes; Harnisch, Florian; Gohm, Alexander; Obleitner, Friedrich; Fix, Andreas; Neininger, Bruno; Hansel, Armin (2009): A multimethodological approach to study the spatial distribution of air pollution in an Alpine valley during wintertime.
    In: Hansel, Armin; Dunkl, Jürgen: Contributions. 4th International Conference on Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry and Its Applications. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP)., ISBN 978-3-902571-99-1, p. 283.

  • Emeis, S.; Schäfer, K.; Münkel, C.; Vergeiner, J.; Obleitner, F. (2007): Bestimmung der Mischungsschichthöhe mit Fernerkundungsverfahren.
    In: Emeis, S.: Fachtagung des Fachausschusses Umweltmeteorologie der Deutschen Meteorologischen Gesellschaft. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 24.-26.April 2007. Karlsruhe: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (= Wissenschaftliche Berichte, FZKA-7300)., pp. 103 - 105.

  • Gohm, A.; Harnisch, F.; Schnitzhofer, R.; Hansel, A.; Fix, A.; Neininger, B.; Obleitner, F.; Vergeiner, J.; Griesser, E. (2007): On boundary layer processes determining the spatial distribution of air pollutants in an Alpine valley.
    In: 29th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology. Book of Abstracts. Hannover: International Council for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM)., Vol. B.7.

  • Schnitzhofer, R.; Norman, M.; Dunkl, J.; Wisthaler, A.; Gohm, A.; Obleitner, F.; Neininger, B.; Hansel, A. (2007): Vertical distribution of air pollutants in the Inn valley atmosphere in winter 2006.
    In: 29th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology. Book of Abstracts. Hannover: International Council for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM)., Vol. B.5.

  • Vergeiner, J.; Emeis, S.; Griesser, E.; Obleitner, F.; Kollmann, J. (2007): Was sagen uns verschiedene Messsysteme über den vertikalen Luftaustausch in einem Alpental im Winter.
    In: Emeis, S.: Fachtagung des Fachausschusses Umweltmeteorologie der Deutschen Meteorologischen Gesellschaft. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 24.-26.April 2007. Karlsruhe: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (= Wissenschaftliche Berichte, FZKA-7300)., pp. 100 - 102.

  • Vergeiner, J.; Emeis, S.; Griesser, E.; Obleitner, F.; Staszewski, M.; Schäfer, K. (2007): Distribution of air pollutants in an Alpine boundary layer during winter.
    In: 29th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology. Book of Abstracts. Hannover: International Council for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM)., Vol. B.1.

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal
  • Sieberer, Hermann; Obleitner, Friedrich; Spötl, Christoph (2009): Neue wissenschaftliche Forschungsaktivitäten im Bereich der Hundalm Eis- und Tropfsteinhöhle.
    In: Höhlenkundliche Mitteilungen des Landesvereins Für Höhlenkunde In Tirol 47/61, pp. 2 - 6.

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